Other Festivals

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There are several Christian music festivals that take place throughout North America besides those of Night of Joy and Rock the Universe in Orlando.  Some of them also take place in other theme parks such as Atlanta Fest that occurs at Six Flags Over Georgia.  It is worth noting that the youth leader summit for both Rock the Universe and Atlanta Fest will take place at Universal Orlando on April 17, 2001.  Below is a listing of some of the festivals to occur through out the year.

Glory in the Gardens
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, starting in 2008, holds concert at their wildlife coaster park at the beginning of each May.  For 2011 the performers include Mary Mary and LaCrae on May 7, and Michael W Smith and Sidewalk Prophets on May 14.  This event is included with regular admission to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.

Atlanta Fest
A multi-day event that takes place in June at Six Flags Over Georgia.  Several of Christian musicians and speakers will appear there over the course of several days.  For complete details see their official website at www.atlantafest.com

Cornerstone Festival
One of Christian music's biggest festivals of the year.  It takes place in June near Cornerstone University in Illinois.   Many of the year's top Christian artists and speakers will be at this event.  As a special note to those who have followed Christian music for a long time, the rock group Stryper is scheduled to perform together for the first time in North America since 1991.

Festival Con Dios
This festival, started by members of the band Newsboys started its inaugural tour this May in Florida.  It is a day long event that features some of the best Christian music as well as activities such as bunjee jumping, skateboarding, roller-blading, and motorcycle jumping.  The line-up included Newsboys, Audio Adrenaline, the OC Supertones, PAX217, Skillet, T-Bone and others.